The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Sun
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 - 47
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sun 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.99% - 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% - 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £388 £388
% change year-on-year -2.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £18.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +113.51% +54.16%  

Sun is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 169 163 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 41.94% 34.17% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 93 102
Median daily rate £413 £414 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +5.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Median hourly rate £11.45 £14.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.64% -70.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £8.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.74 £16.15 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire citing Sun as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Nottinghamshire

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sun in Nottinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Nottinghamshire

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sun in Nottinghamshire

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun in Nottinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Nottinghamshire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham - 4 £350 -
Sun
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 6 (75.00%) Solaris
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Veritas
3 4 (50.00%) SAP
3 4 (50.00%) ERP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (50.00%) SAP ERP
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Korn
5 2 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) iPlanet
1 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Adviser
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Grid Computing
2 1 (12.50%) HP Storage
2 1 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) QMS
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Korn
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) JSP 440
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Veritas
2 4 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) BEA
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Opsware
4 1 (12.50%) Qualys
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) StorageTek
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec